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Tehran Vows to Sue US If It Keeps Harrassing Iranian Diplomats

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says Tehran has officially warned the United States that it will bring a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice against that country if it continues its illegal actions against Iranian diplomats.

Trump’s Blacklisting of Houthis Shows US ‘Contempt for Peace’: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US administration’s decision to designate Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah as a terrorist group shows Washington’s “utter contempt for peace.”

EU’s Blacklisting of Syrian FM Meant to ‘Obstruct’ Peace Process: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has slammed the European Union for its unreasonable, non-constructive, and unwise decision to blacklist Mr Faisal Mekdad, the Syrian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates.

Iran Capable of Targeting Hostile Warships with Cruise Missiles: IRGC

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says among the objectives of the Iranian military is to be able to target warships with ballistic missiles.

IRGC Ballistic Missiles Destroy Targets at Indian Ocean on 2nd Day of Drills

Ballistic missiles fired by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in the second day of its massive drills in central Iran managed to destroy targets located 1,800 kilometres away at the Indian Ocean.

IRGC Releases Footage of 2020 Missile Attacks against US Base in Iraq

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has released, for the first time, a video of the moment several Iranian missiles were launched to target the Iraqi Ayn al-Assad base occupied by US forces in January 2020.
Iran Says New US Sanctions Show Trump’s Desperation

Iran Stayed in JCPOA to Have US Sanctions Lifted: Official

A senior Iranian official says the country has preserved the Iran nuclear deal,officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), to be able to have the US sanctions lifted.

IRGC Starts Missile, Drone Drills in Central Iran

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has kicked off missile and drone war games in the central deserts of Iran.

Iran Pushing for UN Condemnation of US Killing of General Soleimani: Zarif

The Iranian foreign minister says his ministry is seeking to urge the UN special rapporteur to condemn the United States for its illegal murders, particularly the assassinating top Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani.

What Matters Is Lifting of Sanctions, Not US Rejoining Nuclear Deal: Iran

A senior Iranian official says the United States’ return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), would mean nothing without lifting sanctions.